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USA 2022
Ohio Litigation
Band 3

2 Ranked Lawyers


Provided by Calfee, Halter & Griswold LLP

Calfee represents public and private companies in a large variety of industries, handling diverse matters ranging from everyday business disputes, to complex commercial lawsuits and arbitrations. Our attorneys work with individuals as well as Ohio, U.S. - based, and international businesses. We rely on a strong understanding of our clients’ industries and business goals to provide practical advice. Through strategic staffing and project management techniques, we work with our clients to develop the most efficient litigation strategy to help meet their objectives.

Our Litigation group has experience in the following areas:

  • Antitrust and Trade Regulation Counseling and Litigation
  • Appellate Proceedings Litigation
  • Bankruptcy Litigation
  • Business, Corporate and Commercial Litigation
  • Construction Litigation
  • Employee Benefits Litigation
  • Environmental: Litigation & Enforcement
  • Federal Contracts and Regulatory Matters
  • Health Care Litigation
  • Information Technology Litigation
  • Insurance Recovery
  • Intellectual Property Litigation
  • Labor and Employment Litigation
  • Probate Litigation
  • Public Law Litigation
  • Public Utilities and Telecommunications Litigation
  • Real Estate Litigation
  • Securities Litigation
  • Tax Litigation
  • Tort, Accident and Products Liability Litigation
  • White Collar Defense and Investigations
  • Workers’ Compensation and OSHA Litigation

Chambers Review

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Litigation: General Commercial - Ohio
Band 3
What the team is known for

Frequently advises on plaintiff and defense-side commercial litigation matters, offering considerable strengths in securities, product liability, antitrust and construction disputes. Also offers experience in criminal litigation, defending a range of individuals and businesses facing regulatory enforcement actions. Acts for clients in sectors including healthcare, financial services and manufacturing.

Work Highlights

Provided by Calfee, Halter & Griswold LLP
  • Calfee, Halter & Griswold LLP acted for Teva Pharmaceuticals in a damages claim concerning the marketing, sale and distribution of opioid-related products.

Notable Practitioners

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Mitchell G Blair
Mitchell G Blair
Band 1

Mitchell Blair has considerable experience in securities litigation and contract disputes, and is also the firm's vice chair.
"A very skilled litigator who's good on his feet. He's a good communicator who explains complex issues well." "He's highly practical and very strong on strategic decisions and resolving particularly challenging matters."

Christopher S Williams
Christopher S Williams
Band 3

Christopher Williams cochairs the firm's litigation department and is well regarded for his expertise in commercial disputes as well as ERISA and healthcare litigation.
"He takes a practical, problem-solving approach to litigation." "He's a very strong litigator who isn't overly aggressive and gets good results."

Ranked Lawyers at
Calfee, Halter & Griswold LLP

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Litigation: General Commercial

Mitchell G Blair
Mitchell G Blair
Band 1
Christopher S Williams
Christopher S Williams
Band 3


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Aaren Host

Albert Lucas

Alexander Reich

Andy Alexander

Anthony Stringer

Billy Raulerson

Brad Liu

Brandon Brown

Brian Doney

Christopher Ward

Colleen O'Neil

Head of Department

Daniel McMullen

David Bules

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Fritz Berckmueller

Head of Department

Gretchen Whaling

Jack Smith

James Holsclaw

James Lang

Jason Blake

John Cipolla

John Fisher

John Wilaj Jr.

Joshua Friedman

K. James Sullivan

Kelly Callam

Kimberly Moses

Kyle Deighan

Madeline Shanahan

Mark McDougall

Matthew Barbara

Matthew Chiricosta

Matthew Mendoza

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Maura L. Hughes

Head of Department

Michael Bowen

Michael Campbell

Ned Pejic

Nicholas Bonaminio

Phillip Casey

Raymond Rundelli

Raymond Tarasuck

Robert Sohm

Ronald McMillan

Sage Wen

Sean Moorhead

Thomas Michals

Todd Tucker

Veronica Vasu


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Entertainment, Media and the Arts

Entrepreneurs and Emerging Companies

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Health Care

Individuals and Families


Manufacturing and Industrial

Medical Devices, Pharmaceuticals & Life Sciences

Partnerships, LLCs and Joint Ventures

Private Equity

Private and Family-Owned Businesses

Public Companies

Real Estate

Retail and Consumer Products

Software and Information Technology

Trade Associations